Open Pond Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Beginning July 3, 2020 Open Pond will be open on the following schedule: Open Fridays at 7:00 a.m., open all day Saturdays and Sundays, closes Mondays at 2:00 p.m.  The gates/barriers will be put up after 2:00 p.m. on Mondays until Friday mornings at 7:00 a.m.

Scenic views, well-maintained facilities, and a diversity of recreational opportunities await you at Open Pond Recreation area.  The campground at Open Pond includes primitive sites as well as those with water and electric hook-ups, with easy access to boating, fishing, hiking, and bicycle riding. 

Open Pond Recreation Area also includes a day-use area designed for peaceful picnicking with a panoramic view of Open Pond. A group shelter here was built in the 1930's by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). It retains its original distinct design and is interesting to those who enjoy CCC history.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Beginning July 3, 2020 Open Pond will be open on the following schedule: Open Fridays at 7:00 a.m., open all day Saturdays and Sundays, closes Mondays at 2:00 p.m.  The gates/barriers will be put up after 2:00 p.m. on Mondays until Friday mornings at 7:00 a.m.
Fees Recreation Fee Schedule
Open Season: All year
Usage: Light
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Flush
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

General Notes:

Open Pond Campground Hosts Contact Numbers:

Loop C: 334-222-2473

Loop D: 334-222-3676


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

General Info:

General Notes

Open Pond Campground Hosts Contact Numbers:

Loop C: 334-222-2473

Loop D: 334-222-3676


No. of Sites74
Reservation InfoCamping is first-come, first-served. Camping fees range from $4-$16 per night; Day use is $3 per vehicle. Open Pond Campground Hosts Contact Numbers: Loop C: 334-222-2473 and for Loop D: 334-222-3676
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

RV Camping

No. of Sites65

Fishing

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Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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